The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 60 104 106
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 108 102 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.26% 1.88% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.59% 6.38% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 88 84
Median daily rate £450 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £579 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -10.49%
REST
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1126 1600 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.99% 29.48% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 1291 1375
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 170 (73.28%) Java
2 144 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (45.69%) TDD
4 102 (43.97%) Finance
5 93 (40.09%) Banking
6 87 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 81 (34.91%) Scrum
8 80 (34.48%) HTML
9 76 (32.76%) NoSQL
10 66 (28.45%) Web Services
11 64 (27.59%) SOAP
12 62 (26.72%) CSS
12 62 (26.72%) JSON
12 62 (26.72%) SDLC
13 57 (24.57%) Apache Cassandra
14 56 (24.14%) Pair Programming
15 53 (22.84%) AngularJS
16 51 (21.98%) HTML5
17 50 (21.55%) Spring
18 47 (20.26%) XML
19 44 (18.97%) CSS3
20 41 (17.67%) BDD
20 41 (17.67%) SQL
21 36 (15.52%) Git (software)
22 34 (14.66%) Node.js
23 31 (13.36%) OO
24 29 (12.50%) JUnit
24 29 (12.50%) MongoDB
25 27 (11.64%) Web Development
25 27 (11.64%) jQuery

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (14.66%) Node.js
2 21 (9.05%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.60%) CMS
4 12 (5.17%) Jetty
5 10 (4.31%) nginx
6 9 (3.88%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.59%) Mule
8 5 (2.16%) JBoss
9 4 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.72%) WordPress
10 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.43%) Apache
11 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.43%) Drupal
11 1 (0.43%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.43%) IIS
11 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.72%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.72%) Lucidchart
3 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.29%) GitHub
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) Boomi
6 1 (0.43%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.43%) Route 53
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.60%) HTTP
2 4 (1.72%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
3 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) SSH
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (32.76%) NoSQL
2 57 (24.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 29 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 22 (9.48%) MySQL
5 19 (8.19%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 11 (4.74%) Neo4j
8 10 (4.31%) SQL Server
9 9 (3.88%) Apache Hive
9 9 (3.88%) Impala
10 7 (3.02%) Redis
11 6 (2.59%) Big Data
11 6 (2.59%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.29%) DB2
14 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.86%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.50%) JUnit
3 23 (9.91%) Maven
4 18 (7.76%) Subversion
5 17 (7.33%) Jenkins
6 14 (6.03%) JIRA
7 13 (5.60%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.60%) Mockito
8 10 (4.31%) Selenium
9 9 (3.88%) Grunt
10 8 (3.45%) Bower
10 8 (3.45%) gulp
11 6 (2.59%) EasyMock
11 6 (2.59%) Gradle
12 5 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.72%) JBehave
14 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.29%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.86%) jMock
15 2 (0.86%) TestNG
General
1 102 (43.97%) Finance
2 93 (40.09%) Banking
3 17 (7.33%) Games
4 12 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.88%) Advertising
5 9 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.16%) Marketing
7 4 (1.72%) Front Office
7 4 (1.72%) Law
8 3 (1.29%) Retail
9 2 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.86%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 201 (86.64%) Developer
2 123 (53.02%) Java Developer
3 54 (23.28%) Agile Developer
4 53 (22.84%) Agile Java Developer
5 25 (10.78%) Senior Developer
6 20 (8.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (5.60%) Angular Developer
8 13 (5.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (5.60%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.31%) Architect
9 10 (4.31%) HTML Developer
10 8 (3.45%) AWS Developer
10 8 (3.45%) Games Developer
10 8 (3.45%) Java Games Developer
10 8 (3.45%) Telecoms Developer
10 8 (3.45%) Telecoms Java Developer
11 7 (3.02%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (3.02%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (34.48%) HTML
2 66 (28.45%) Web Services
3 64 (27.59%) SOAP
4 62 (26.72%) CSS
4 62 (26.72%) JSON
5 53 (22.84%) AngularJS
6 51 (21.98%) HTML5
7 50 (21.55%) Spring
8 47 (20.26%) XML
9 44 (18.97%) CSS3
10 27 (11.64%) jQuery
11 21 (9.05%) Hibernate
12 20 (8.62%) JMS
13 18 (7.76%) Backbone.js
14 17 (7.33%) .NET
14 17 (7.33%) Ajax
15 15 (6.47%) J2EE
15 15 (6.47%) Java EE
16 13 (5.60%) JDBC
17 12 (5.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.88%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.45%) User Experience
6 6 (2.59%) Derivative
7 5 (2.16%) Equities
7 5 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.72%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.72%) Fintech
9 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.29%) Social Media
9 3 (1.29%) W3C
10 2 (0.86%) Life Science
10 2 (0.86%) NHS
10 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.86%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.21%) Linux
2 20 (8.62%) Unix
3 7 (3.02%) Android
3 7 (3.02%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.29%) Windows
5 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (45.69%) TDD
3 81 (34.91%) Scrum
4 62 (26.72%) SDLC
5 56 (24.14%) Pair Programming
6 41 (17.67%) BDD
7 31 (13.36%) OO
8 27 (11.64%) Web Development
9 24 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (8.19%) Front End Development
10 19 (8.19%) MVC
11 18 (7.76%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.03%) Test Automation
13 13 (5.60%) Kanban
14 12 (5.17%) Microservices
14 12 (5.17%) SOA
15 11 (4.74%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (4.74%) Open Source
16 10 (4.31%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 170 (73.28%) Java
2 87 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 41 (17.67%) SQL
4 19 (8.19%) C#
5 18 (7.76%) Python
6 17 (7.33%) Scala
7 16 (6.90%) PHP
8 9 (3.88%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.02%) Perl
10 7 (3.02%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.59%) C++
11 6 (2.59%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.16%) Ruby
13 3 (1.29%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.29%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.29%) Go
13 3 (1.29%) Groovy
14 2 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (7.76%) Degree
2 6 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) SDET
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.17%) Docker
2 2 (0.86%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.59%) Puppet
2 4 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.29%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.29%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 20 (8.62%) Oracle
2 10 (4.31%) Google
3 5 (2.16%) Atlassian
3 5 (2.16%) ServiceNow
4 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.29%) Apple
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.29%) Sybase
6 2 (0.86%) Facebook
6 2 (0.86%) Murex
6 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.86%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.86%) Twitter
6 2 (0.86%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Akamai
7 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.43%) F5
7 1 (0.43%) Sony
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk
7 1 (0.43%) Zuora
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